IoT in Transportation

IoT in Transportation

Tesla signs agreement for China Gigafactory, doubling output

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has signed a preliminary agreement with the Shanghai government to build a Tesla factory in China. The new facility will...

Tesla, GM hit by China trade war, Daimler tests in Beijing

As Tesla, GM, and other automakers wake up to the implications of a global trade war, Daimler is partnering with Baidu and testing autonomous...

Uber’s Grab merger may be undone, threatening new Middle East deal

Chris Middleton reports on how a ruling in Southeast Asia today could damage Uber's prospects of a new Middle East deal. Uber may have grabbed...

One third of city journeys will be autonomous, says WEF

Autonomous and on-demand transport will form one-third of all urban journeys, according to a new World Economic Forum report, and reduce the need for...

US-China trade war could hit transport, smart home sectors Friday

Friday's likely escalation of the US-China trade dispute into a full-scale financial war will damage the US tech, IoT, and connected transport sectors, says...

Kroger to use driverless cars for last-mile grocery deliveries

Kroger, America’s largest supermarket chain, will be rolling out a driverless grocery delivery service in partnership with Nuro, a company started by two former...

Ford, Vandebilt self-drive team tackle Fourth of July gridlocks

Ford and Vanderbilt University reveal how adaptive cruise control can minimise the problem of phantom traffic jams. With a record number of Americans gearing up...

Volkswagen, NVIDIA, Bosch launch Networking for Autonomous Vehicles (NAV) Alliance

Leading automotive manufacturers and technology providers have joined forces to create the Networking for Autonomous Vehicle (NAV) Alliance. Aquantia, Bosch, Continental, NVIDIA, and the Volkswagen...

10 steps to a successful business case for IoT

In this must-read guide to building a business case for IoT programmes, Andrew Hobbs reveals how best to identify and act on digital innovation...

Uber safety driver watching video before fatal crash, say police

UPDATED Arizona police report that the safety driver involved in the March’s fatal Uber crash was streaming a television show on Hulu before the...

City of Robots: How robotics & automation could solve cities’ most...

The future of the world will be urban, with the majority of people living in cities. In Asia and Africa, a burgeoning youth population...

Survey reveals damaged public perception of autonomous cars

A survey of 2,000 people from the UK, by enterprise information management company OpenText, reveals falling public support for autonomous driving technology. The survey focused...